A 56-year-old female asked:
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i was bit on my lower leg by my dog and my foot has redness and swelling?

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Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Antibiotics: Would be best, see a doctor to diagnose if you have an infection that needs to be treated.
Answered on Dec 29, 2012
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It is possible: Swelling and pain can be side effects of procrit (epoetin alfa). Talk to your doctor about them.
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Cellulitis or heart : You may have cellulitis. If the swelling is hot and tender. If you have red hot and tender in both legs then you may have heart failure
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Depends: This may represent an allergic reaction or possibly a rheumatological problem. I recommend an evaluation by your primary care physician.
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Evaluation ASAP : Get this evaluated immediately. Could be an infection. Good luck
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